Manage information strategically

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCINF606D, 'Manage information strategically'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage information strategically' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Develop and implement strategies for collection, verification and use of information to achieve organisation objectives

1.1 Use needs of the organisation and its clients as basis for developing information strategies that reflect current relevant legislation

1.2 Develop guidelines and strategies based on analysis of current and emerging technology to improving work practices

1.3 Identify and analyse factors impacting on strategic development of information technology across the organisation and address in planning

1.4 Develop and implement processes for consultation on the application of information technology to achieve goals and outcomes

2. Facilitate strategies for inter-agency information sharing and use

2.1 Undertake high level liaison with a range of stakeholders within and outside the organisation and integrate into planning processes

2.2 Prepare and disseminate advice to appropriate personnel on legislation and organisation procedures relating to information collection, verification and use

3. Monitor and upgrade organisation's strategic management of information

3.1 Identify and implement processes for periodic review of information management to ensure ongoing efficiency and effectiveness

3.2 Monitor effectiveness of existing procedures and systems to determine capacity to meet client needs and organisation aims, objectives and standards

3.3 Implement required changes where appropriate and as resources permit

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCINF606D appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC51808 - Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • HLT43707 - Certificate IV in Optical Technology